Northern Italy Food & Wine Degustation


July 26, 2023

6:00 pm

- 10:00 pm






Flynn's Italian, 85 Esplanade, Cairns QLD



Indulge in Italian cuisine and fine wines at our degustation night. Savour classic dishes and expertly paired wines. Don't miss out!

Northern Italy is famous for its food and wines due to its rich history, diverse geography, and cultural influences. The region is home to some of the world’s most iconic dishes and wines.

One of the reasons why Northern Italy’s cuisine is so renowned is because it is heavily influenced by the French and Austrian cultures, which are reflected in the dishes’ rich and complex flavours. The region is also known for its use of high-quality ingredients, including truffles, cheese, cured meats, and fresh seafood. San Daniele is world famous for producing the best prosciutto in Italy.

Some of the iconic dishes that originated in Northern Italy include , polenta, osso buco, cotechino and bolognese sauce. The region is also home to some of the world’s most famous wines, including Prosecco, Barolo, Barbaresco, and Amarone. These wines are known for their bold flavours, complexity, and depth.

Overall, Northern Italy’s cuisine and wine are renowned for their sophistication, quality, and diversity. The region’s unique blend of cultural influences and high-quality ingredients have contributed to its reputation as one of the world’s culinary hotspots.

Book now to secure your seat. Tickets for this event are strictly limited, and will sell out quickly!



Gorgonzola and aged 24–month Prosciutto di San Daniele
heirloom tomato, walnut, baby rocket, balsamic glaze, served with sourdough

La Gioiosa Prosecco Superiore DOCG

Primo Piatto

Risotto ai funghi
Po Valley arborio, dry porcini mushroom, goat cheese, shaved black truffle

Monte Tondo Soave DOC

Secondo Piatto

Lombardia veal osso buco
Braised veal osso buco, citrus gremolata with creamy Grana Padano, polenta finished with chardonnay jus

Allegrini Valpolicella DOC


Pannacotta con frutti di bosco
Silky vanilla-flavoured rich cream served with a mix of fresh berries
Alasia Moscato D’Asti

Bringing a little bit of Italy to the tropics, Flynn’s Italian is Crystalbrook Collection’s signature Italian Restaurant in Cairns. Located on level one at Crystalbrook Flynn, with expansive views spanning the Cairns Esplanade and Coral Sea, it’s the perfect destination to host the first ever Northern Italian food and wine extravaganza. The event promises to offer guests an authentic four course meal of Northern Italy most famous cuisine with some of the most desirable palatable wines accompanying the dishes.